1904 – Born in New York City
– An American poet.
1920 – established the objectivist movement to celebrate the primacy of natural, visible objects in poetry.
– with his wife and son, both musicians, Zukofsky set to music some of his own poems and others by Catullus.
– his major work, a collection called A (began 1927), has influenced many younger poets; his shorter verse appears in All (1971)
1978 – Died on May 13